Stocks Finish Flat

A weak dollar kept a lid on the major indexes in a thinly traded post-holiday session

Stocks finished mostly flat Friday, after the dollar plunged to a record low against the euro on growing concerns about U.S. current account deficit and the Federal Reserve's determination to keep interest rates at low levels for months to come, says Standard & Poor's MarketScope. The price of gold was a bit higher, as a result of the weak dollar.

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